Conversations on online learning

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Listen in on informal chats with experts and practitioners from the world of online learning and teaching. Your hosts are from the Department of Learning and Teaching Enhancement at Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland: Dr Louise Drumm, Dr Stuart Taylor, Dr Imi Dencer-Brown and Dr Ingeborg van Knippenberg. We suggest you get away for the screens, download onto your favourite app and take a walk while listening in. Please get in touch with us if you'd like to participate in this podcast: dlte@napier.ac.uk This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. read less
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Episode 15. James York
May 31 2021
Episode 15. James York
In our final episode of season one, we are joined by James York, lecturer at Tokyo Denki University. James conducts research on the application of ludic approaches to language teaching. He explores research on the use of tabletop games in a task-based language teaching curriculum, the use of Reddit in multiliteracies-inspired curriculum, and building community through online games. He also edits Ludic Language Pedagogy, an open-access journal that publishes research on the integration of games and play in language teaching contexts. You can find James on: Twitter | LLP Discord | emailLinks & resourcesJames’s methodology: Task-based language teaching (TBLT): https://www.english.com/blog/teaching-methods-introduction-to-tblt/Problem-based Learning (PBL): https://www-sciencedirect-com.ezproxy.napier.ac.uk/science/article/pii/S2452301116300062Bill Cope & Mary Kalantzis (Eds.) A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies: Learning by Design (Palgrave macmillan, 2016)https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9781137539717Discord: https://discord.com/Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/Massively multiplayer online (MMO) games: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massively_multiplayer_online_gameMinecraft: https://www.minecraft.net/Apex Legends: https://www.ea.com/games/apex-legendsAmong Us: https://innersloth.com/gameAmongUs.phpKotoba-rollers: see J. York (2019), “Kotoba Rollers” walkthrough: Board games, TBLT, and player progression in a university EFL classroom. Ludic Language Pedagogy, 1, 58-­114. https://llpjournal.org/assets/publication-pdfs/york-j-2019-kotoba-rollers-walkthrough.pdf & J. York (2021) ‘Creating playgrounds in online teaching spaces: Kanami and Nene’s “hero journeys” Lucic Language Pedagogy https://llpjournal.org/2021/05/14/j-york-creating-playgrounds-hero-journeys.htmlSituated Learning: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Situated_learning
Episode 2. Caroline Kühn
Dec 16 2020
Episode 2. Caroline Kühn
Caroline Kühn is a senior lecturer in the School of Education (Bath Spa University) and principal investigator of EPSRC funded project Understanding data: praxis and politics,  Follow Caroline  On Twitter: @carolak Caroline’s blog: https://carolinekuhn.net/ The critical data literacies project: Datapraxis.net  Caroline’s doctoral research key concept: Jenkins (2006)  participatory culture  theoretical framework(s): critical realism and realist social theory focus: engagement with digital technology, specifically open and participatory tools. Kühn Hildebrandt, C. (2019). Whose interest is educational technology serving? Who is included and who is excluded?. RIED: Revista Iberoamericana de Educación a Distancia, 22(1). http://revistas.uned.es/index.php/ried/article/view/22293  Caroline’s recommendations: Global OER Graduate Network  The GO_GN network: and on twitter – #GO_GN   DeRosa and Jianghini → Open Pedagogy Notebook: an interesting and excellent resource for Open Educational Practice ALT: Association for learning and technology. An excellent source for advice, interest groups, conferences, articles, etc.  Caroline is also interested in feminism from a Marxist perspective: Silvia Federici: feminist activist, writer, and teacher. YouTube talk: Witches, the Commons, reclaiming the body and discovering our power Blog post by Jodi Dean: Silvia Federici, The exploitation of women and the development of capitalism Interview with Nancy Fraser: Feminism in neoliberal times Audre Lorde, Paris Review presents an interesting account of Lorde’s legacy. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License